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Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term

Furley Park Primary Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2686-200S
  • Posted:23/01/2023
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:To be Confirmed
  • App Close Date:08/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:20th February 2023


Furley Park Primary Academy would like to appoint an experienced Teaching and Learning Assistant for 33.5 hours per week to join our dedicated and highly effective team. The post will include some one to one support and whole class/group support. The succesful candidate will be flexible to work in other year groups in the future and experience of supporting pupils with behavioral and emotional needs would be an advantage.

At Furley Park our vision is to develop a first class learning environment where everyone strives to be the best that they can be. We aim to develop thoughtful and responsible young people with high self-esteem and with the motivation, skills and knowledge to succeed in life. The successful candidate will support whole class learning, small groups and will work on a 1-1 basis with children who have a specific learning needs. You will inspire learning and support excellent teaching; and have a passion for bringing a rich and varied curriculum to life.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver individualised programmes that bring learning to life for pupils at the stage they are working at. Some recording of progress will also be required and you will be expected to engage with parents on a regular basis. The successful candidate will be prepared to work across the school. Experience of working with children in foundation stage or with pupils with additional needs would be an advantage.

The successful applicant must have an NVQ level 2 for Teaching Assistants / Learning Support.

Furley Park Primary Academy operates a safe recruitment policy and any appointment will be subject to a successful DBS. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a basic skills test before attending interview.

Information about the school

At ACE Learning we support our local communities in the education of children to develop respect for themselves, each other, their families, and the environment. Our vision is to offer a rich, broad and balanced curriculum which provides pupils with a first class, exciting and creative experience. We will develop thoughtful and responsible young people with high self-esteem and with the motivation, skills and knowledge to succeed in life.

  • We aim to provide a safe, caring, supportive and stimulating environment with high quality teaching to achieve….

  • A high level of literacy and numeracy;

  • Independent young people who are confident, flexible and able to
    cooperate with others;
  • A high level computing and technological competence.
  • Imagination and creative expression through a wide range of media;
  • Conscientious young citizens who are tolerant and respect others’ values;
  • Effective links between the school, the home and the community;
  • Equality of opportunity for all;
  • Celebration and humour – we feel good about ourselves!

We want ACE Academy to be the best place for the children who come to learn; where they are supported by adults who are positive and show a love for learning; where we dare to be bold and different!

All who work at the academy believe that it is vital that we are all responsible for improving the basic skills of all children and we are here to support the raising of standards for everyone.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lorraine Cowup
  • Address:Reed Crescent, Park Farm, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3PA
  • Telephone: (01233) 501732
  • Email: enquiries@furleypark.org.uk

Fax: (01233) 501797


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.